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Welcome to Lineville ...

The city of Lineville is located in Clay County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Lineville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lineville has a population of 2,254 people<2> (see below for details).

Lineville is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lineville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Lineville (for example, toward Ephesus (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Lineville: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Lineville: 36266<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lineville had an population of 2,254 people. This is a decrease of 5.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lineville had a population of 2,395 people (which is 17.19% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Lineville the county's most populous community.

The population of Lineville represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,395 people, the population of Lineville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,401 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lineville.

Communities Also Named Lineville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lineville - they are located in Indiana and Iowa.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lineville.

Communities near Lineville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lineville.

  • Ashland
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
  • Munford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Wedowee
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • New Site
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Site
    • New Site is located in Tallapoosa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 755 people
  • Wadley
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadley
    • Wadley is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley <7>
  • Waldo
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waldo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldo
    • Waldo is located in Talladega County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
  • Daviston
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Goldville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldville
    • Goldville is located in Tallapoosa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54 people
  • Barfield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barfield
    • Barfield is located in Clay County
  • Cragford
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lineville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lineville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lineville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lineville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lineville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lineville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lineville ...

Looking for more information about Lineville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lineville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lineville.

Adding Lineville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lineville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lineville was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

We also found Lineville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lineville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lineville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Clay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lineville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lineville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lineville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lineville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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